Bain Capital Acquires Canada Goose

Bain Capital completed the acquisition of a majority stake in Canada Goose, one of the world's leading manufacturers of extreme weather outerwear. Dani Reiss will remain President and CEO, and continue to own a significant minority stake in the company. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.

Bain Capital was represented in Canada by Peter Castiel, Warren Silversmith and Barbara Sheng (M&A); Frank Mathieu and Éric Lévesque (tax); Marie Garneau, Howard Rosenoff and Shane Litvack (banking); Stephanie Wechsler, Kelly O'Ferrall and Michèle Robichaud (employment and labour); Luc Vaillancourt (pensions and benefits), Jonathan Auerbach (intellectual property), Richard Rusk (environment) and Paul Collins and Marisa Muchnik (competition) of Stikeman Elliott LLP; in the US by William Shields, Christopher Leich, Michael Sartor, Adam Greenwood, Brian Elworthy and Elizabeth Rahn of Ropes & Gray LLP; in Luxembourg by Joost Van Den Berg and Philippe Chenu of Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg S.à r.l.; and in the Cayman Islands by Sheryl Dean and Philip Dickinson from Maples and Calder.

Canada Goose was represented by Jeffrey Cohen, Glen Eddie, Chaim Sapirman and Violet French (corporate/M&A), Fay Sulley (corporate/banking), Catherine Nicholson (tax), Sammy Redlick (corporate), Rajeev Sharma (competition) and Tom Stefanik (labour/employment) of Torkin Manes LLP; and in Sweden by Björn Welinder and Maria Stakovska (corporate) of Lindmark Welinder.

CIBC was represented in Canada by Joel Scoler, Justin Lapedus and Lama Sabbagh of McCarthy Tétrault LLP; and in the US by Greg Klamrzynski and Cari Grieb of Chapman and Cutler LLP.


Richard J. Rusk Jeffrey I. Cohen Warren Silversmith Michèle Robichaud Kelly O'Ferrall Catherine B. Nicholson Luc Vaillancourt Jonathan N. Auerbach Joel M. Scoler Glen Eddie Éric Lévesque Peter Castiel Marie Garneau Rajeev Sharma Chaim Sapirman Paul Collins Thomas A. Stefanik Sammy Redlick Frank Mathieu S. Fay Sulley Howard Rosenoff Violet A. French Justin A. Lapedus


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